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Training For Women In Modern Basket Weaving

Training For Women In Modern Basket Weaving

TRAINING FOR WOMEN IN MODERN BASKET WEAVING The project called “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving”, is a Rufford Small Grants funded project implemented by Partners for Conservation. It aims at contributing to the mitigation of human pressure on Volcanoes National park by engaging women in income generating activities through weaving. The project targets 33 women, Historically Marginalized People, from Muhingo cell, Shingiro Sector of Musanze District in Northern…

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Small Livestock For Conservation

Small Livestock For Conservation

SMALL LIVESTOCK FOR CONSERVATION The project main objective is to mitigate human pressure affecting the conservation of the rich biodiversity of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The project targets are poor and vulnerable families surrounding the National Park many of which are formed by Historically Marginalized People community. Traditionally hunters and fruit gatherers, studies have identified living conditions of Historically Marginalized People surrounding the park as serious threats to the conservation of park natural resources. The project goal is to…

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Climate Justice Ambassadors

Climate Justice Ambassadors

CLIMATE JUSTICE AMBASSADORS Partners For Conservation in collaboration with the German organisation Plant-for-the-Planet carries out so called Academies. In these one day events, children gather for the training in Climate justice upon which, they joined a worldwide network of children dedicated to fighting the climate change as “Climate Justice Ambassadors”. The academy is a comprehensive approach where children learn various issues related to climate change, causes adaptation and mitigation through children activities such as games, working groups, presentation, tree planting…

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Public Health

Public Health

PUBLIC HEALTH Why Partners For Conservation would invest in Public Health This social programme involves social mobilisation on hygiene and sanitation, family planning and birth planning, health insurance, diet balancing through the development of family gardens, HIV and tuberculosis volunteer test and treatment. Public health with HISTORICALLY MARGINLAISED PEOPLE has always been a problem due to lack of necessary resources including qualified staff (to follow up) and funds to treat the affected. Brief note on targeted population HMP are the…

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Adult Literacy

Adult Literacy

ADULT LITERACY Partners For Conservation is working to establish adult literacy, which means the ability of a population aged 15 and above to do simple arithmetic, to read and to have basic writing skills, among a population of poor, vulnerable and marginalized people living in the vicinity of the Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda in northwest Rwanda. At Partners For Conservation, we believe that a high rate of illiteracy is a threat to conservation, as without any knowledge these people…

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